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Havana Urban Agriculture – Infrastructure for Food Gardens — City ...

Havana Urban Agriculture – Infrastructure for Food Gardens — City ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Is there anything specific about the infrastructure of the city that you feel contributes to the success of urban farming? Are there any lessons American cities might learn from a physical planning perspective?
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Urban Agriculture: What to Know Before Starting a Project – Urban ...

Urban Agriculture: What to Know Before Starting a Project – Urban ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Is it possible to transform a brownfield into an urban garden where the local community can grow its own food? Apparently yes, even though there are some difficulties to take into account.
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Urban Farming Takes Root in China - The Daily meal

Urban Farming Takes Root in China - The Daily meal | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Daily mealUrban Farming Takes Root in ChinaThe Daily mealIn wake of food safety issues, residents of Chinese cities are turning to urban farming to grow their own produce.Balcony farmers are taking rootChina DailyFood Safety Scandals Fuel Urban...
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A Picture Is Worth...Garlic in Muskoka, Ontario

A Picture Is Worth...Garlic in Muskoka, Ontario | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Local food ... our food system has seriously got it wrong ... China? Argentina?

 

Why is the only stuff available from China and Argentina when I am in the middle of garlic paradise?

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Fungicide used on farm crops linked to insulin resistance

A fungicide used on farm crops can induce insulin resistance, a new tissue-culture study finds, providing another piece of evidence linking environmental pollutants to diabetes.
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Second Season Planting Offers a Second Chance at a Vegetable Garden this Year

Second Season Planting Offers a Second Chance at a Vegetable Garden this Year | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Didn't start a vegetable garden this spring? Well, there's still time to sow many vegetables and herbs you can harvest this fall.
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Social-Media Enabled Aquaponics in West Oakland

Social-Media Enabled Aquaponics in West Oakland | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

How to set up a garden to tweet ....

 

A small start-up in West Oakland is farming fish and veggies, and using the internet and social networking to do it.

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Home | Double Up Food Bucks

Home | Double Up Food Bucks | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Michigan initiative to make a difference where the most need is ... great success and could be model for urban impact of locally sourced produce ...

 

Double Up Food Bucks...

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Farm and Food: Monsanto purchase a golden goose for chickenfeed

Every week for 19 years this 170-square-foot, two-dog, one-person office has declared its complete devotion to numbers.
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LG to launch smart fridge that can detect stale food - IBNLive.com

LG to launch smart fridge that can detect stale food - IBNLive.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
IBNLive.comLG to launch smart fridge that can detect stale foodIBNLive.com... what you can make with what is in the box, and also tells you that the food you stored is no longer fresh. ...
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Significant sea-level rise in a two-degree warmer world

Significant sea-level rise in a two-degree warmer world | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Even if global warming is limited to two degrees Celsius, global mean sea level could continue to rise, reaching between 1.5 and four meters above present-day levels by the year 2300, with the best estimate being at 2.7 meters, according to a new...
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Darden goes high-tech to bring food to the table

Darden goes high-tech to bring food to the table | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Orlando-based Darden Restaurants is using technology to harness millions of dollars in savings each year at Olive Gardens, Red Lobsters and other chains. A "supply-chain transformation" project...
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Aquaponic Farm in a Box with Deep Water Raft - "San Antonio"

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Aquaponic Farm in a Box with Deep Water Raft "San Antonio" - Farm in a Box is available through Bioponica. See cont...
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Building Cincinnati: Camp Washington applies for urban farm grant ...

Building Cincinnati: Camp Washington applies for urban farm grant ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Camp Washington Community Board has applied for an $800000, three-year community development grant to establish the Camp Washington Urban Farm Project. The grant, from the U.S. Department of Health and ...
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Feathers Ruffle over Urban Farm Animals - Long Beach Post

Feathers Ruffle over Urban Farm Animals - Long Beach Post | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Feathers Ruffle over Urban Farm AnimalsLong Beach PostUrban farming has taken root in several cities, including Seattle, Portland(Oregon), Santa Anaand San Diego, with Portland, according to a Portland Tribune ...
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Freestanding green wall in Barcelona

Freestanding green wall in Barcelona | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
When a building is demolished all it remains is usually dust and destroyed items. In some cases it's not actually the entire building that gets to be dem.
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Secondhand smoke is linked to type 2 diabetes and obesity

Adults who are exposed to secondhand smoke have higher rates of obesity and Type 2 diabetes than do nonsmokers without environmental exposure to tobacco smoke, a new study shows.
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8 Easy Flower Seeds You Can Sow in Your Garden in June to Bloom This Autumn

8 Easy Flower Seeds You Can Sow in Your Garden in June to Bloom This Autumn | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Didn't start a flower garden this spring? It's not too late to start a few flower seeds for late blooms.
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Insect Sushi and Copper Recycling Machines at the Royal College of Art Graduate Show

Insect Sushi and Copper Recycling Machines at the Royal College of Art Graduate Show | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Royal College of Art graduate students show their (environmental) stuff at the year-end show.
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Sea Level Rise Along US East Coast Happening 3-4 Faster Than Average

Sea Level Rise Along US East Coast Happening 3-4 Faster Than Average | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Just like temperature rise, sea level rise isn't happening evenly across the globe. The region from Cape Hatteras to Boston is a sea level rise hotspot.
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China: Maize-breeding records could drive breeding programmes

China: Maize-breeding records could drive breeding programmes | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A 25-year timeline of the genetics of maize breeding history provides valuable lessons for the future, say Chinese scientists.

Via CIMMYT, Int.
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Extraordinary Observations: Urban and Suburban Farming

Extraordinary Observations: Urban and Suburban Farming | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Last weekend I read a very interesting article by Hannah Wallace in Spirit Magazine during my flight to Cleveland. The story is about Joe Cimperman, a Cleveland city councilman who is taking urban farming to the next level.
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Climate change and the South Asian summer monsoon

Climate change and the South Asian summer monsoon | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The vagaries of South Asian summer monsoon rainfall impact the lives of more than one billion people.
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Canada’s Lufa Farms Sets Sights on U.S. City Rooftops

Canada’s Lufa Farms Sets Sights on U.S. City Rooftops | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Developer of first commercial-scale rooftop farm seeking locations in Boston, New York and Chicago. (Love it! Rooftop urban farming.
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Kids move in as green roof childcare centre grows - City of Boroondara

Kids move in as green roof childcare centre grows - City of Boroondara | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Kindergarten children will witness the growth of Boroondara's first green roof project as the Minifie Park Childcare Centre in Balwyn North reopens its doors on 1 July.
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